Latvian Lats inconsitency with Euro - by TIKSN

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ID 808177 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 11/9/2013 12:36:23 PM
Access Restriction Public


Currency name is "Latvian Lats" but symbol and ISO code is Euro.

CurrencyEnglishName: "Latvian Lats"
    CurrencyNativeName: "Lats"
    CurrencySymbol: "€"
    DisplayName: "Latvia"
    EnglishName: "Latvia"
    GeoId: 140
    IsMetric: true
    ISOCurrencySymbol: "EUR"
    Name: "LV"
    NativeName: "Latvija"
    ThreeLetterISORegionName: "LVA"
    ThreeLetterWindowsRegionName: "LVA"
    TwoLetterISORegionName: "LV"
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Posted by TIKSN on 11/13/2013 at 1:15 AM
OK. Anyway it is not urgent for me. I just removed LVL from my application.
Posted by Microsoft on 11/12/2013 at 1:49 PM

Thank you for the feedback. The Latvian currency is going to change soon in Jan 2014 to Euro and the data we return will be valid. Here are some links to support this information.

Also, this data is coming from the OS and we have informed that team about the issue and they are tacking it.

.Net Framework Team
Posted by Microsoft on 11/10/2013 at 7:22 PM
Thanks for your feedback.

We are rerouting this issue to the appropriate group within the Visual Studio Product Team for triage and resolution. These specialized experts will follow-up with your issue.
Posted by Microsoft on 11/9/2013 at 12:51 PM
Thank you for your feedback, we are currently reviewing the issue you have submitted. If this issue is urgent, please contact support directly(